Articles (Fiction)

Let Us Bust Some Animal Myths (2)
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

The animals’ world is full of myths and facts that we hear in stories and legends, from which we present common myths on: bulls, turtles, worms, goldfish, and sharks.


Let Us Bust Some Animal Myths (1)
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

The animals’ world is full of myths and facts that we hear in stories and legends, from which we present common myths on: bees, birds, owls, ostriches and bats.


Imagineering
(Science and Art)

Imagineering is the process of devising and implementing new or highly imaginative concept or technology in practical form.


Black Mirror: A Look at a Dystopian Future
(Science and Art)

Black Mirror is a famous dystopian TV series about the potential horrors of technology in the future.

Warning from WALL-E!
(Science and Art)

A cautionary tale that takes place several hundred years in the future, “WALL‑E” reflects how, if misused, technology can ruin our life instead of improving it.


Contagion (2011): When Fiction Becomes Reality
(Science and Art)

One sobering and undeniable example of a prognostication that became a reality is the plot of the pandemic-based blockbuster movie Contagion, released in 2011, in relation to the COVID19 pandemic, which hit the world in late 2019.


Exploring the Human Civilization Enigma - Final Episode
(Science Story Time!)

Who wants to live on this planet with its growing pollution, ignorance, and lack of conscious? That is what the shortest called for in the previous episodes. 


Exploring the Human Civilization Enigma - Episode 7
(Science Story Time!)

These creatures are rational, intelligent, developed, and liberated; they come from a faraway planet they promised to tell you its name and location.


Exploring the Human Civilization Enigma - Episode 6
(Science Story Time!)

Morning is about to break; you ask yourself: Wont these creatures ever leave my room?

Exploring the Human Civilization Enigma - Episode 5
(Science Story Time!)

Happiness overwhelms you as you hear the creatures offering to tell you their secrets voluntarily. 


Are we destined for a Dystopian Tech-Future?
(Technology and Inventions)

Technology in and of itself is neutral; however, depending on how it is used, it can have positive or negative effects.


When the Hero is also the Villain
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

What makes us think of certain people as heroes or villains? Is it their compassion? Their body shape? Their selfless or greedy acts? Or, is it our own perspective that controls the way we look at them? Can someone be both a hero and a villain?

A History of the World’s Future
(Human Civilization)

With magic numbers such as 2000, 2020, 2222, etc., the years to come have always meant a fantastic world of potential great achievements; yet, prediction is very difficult, especially if it is about the future.


Refrigeration: Where to?
(Health and the Human Body)

Who is not aware of the role of refrigeration? It is the main reason why we are able to preserve food for months without spoiling. In reality, the applications of refrigeration have expanded to include much more. 


Fear of People and Objects
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

When we hear the word phobia what comes to mind is the reasoning behind it is logical cause of panic; yet, surprisingly, the most widespread phobias are those that cannot be judged logically as terrifying.


Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Good and Evil in the Human Nature
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

I still remember the plot of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde that has deeply influenced literature, as well as the views of numerous thinkers about human nature. It tackles the most significant duality of life: good and evil.


Godzilla between Fact and Fiction
(Science and Art)

Godzilla movies are one of the most famous and successful movies in the history of cinema; yet, fans wonder if the story could actually be true.

Achilles Heel
(Safe Summer)

Whenever I read this story, I ask myself: Is this part of the body really so vulnerable that the Ancient Greeks created a myth about it?


The Mysterious Case of the Bermuda Triangle
(Earth Sciences)

As mysterious as it would read, when you dig deeper, the case becomes less puzzling!

Anatomy of Myth (2)
(Human Civilization)

What makes myths dangerous is that they are developed through verbal tradition, ironically, commonly believed myths are scientific.


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